USS Monongahela pictured c1864, was a barquentine–rigged screw Sloop-of-War that served in the Union Navy during the American Civil War. Her task was to participate in the Union blockade of the Confederate States of America.

USS Monongahela pictured c1864, was a barquentine–rigged screw Sloop-of-War that served in the Union Navy during the American Civil War. Her task was to participate in the Union blockade of the Confederate States of America.

The American Sloop of War Jamestown as she left Boston bound for Cork, Ireland with donations of food for the Irish; 1847. Forbes completed the Atlantic crossing in a record 17 days.

The American Sloop of War Jamestown as she left Boston bound for Cork, Ireland with donations of food for the Irish; 1847. Forbes completed the Atlantic crossing in a record 17 days.

Victor Castillo, 'The US Sloop of War,' 2017, Jonathan LeVine Projects

Victor Castillo, 'The US Sloop of War,' 2017, Jonathan LeVine Projects

A sloop of war by Richard B. Spencer

A sloop of war by Richard B. Spencer

Whether you are serious scholar, a devotee of naval history, or just like a good book, Sloop of War does not disappoint. The amount of research done by author Ian McLaughlan and Derek Andrews, to whom the book is dedicated, is simply astounding.  Inspired by a feeling that the literature was lacking on this unappreciated class of sailing ship, McLaughlan made it his mission to give the sloop its due.

Whether you are serious scholar, a devotee of naval history, or just like a good book, Sloop of War does not disappoint. The amount of research done by author Ian McLaughlan and Derek Andrews, to whom the book is dedicated, is simply astounding. Inspired by a feeling that the literature was lacking on this unappreciated class of sailing ship, McLaughlan made it his mission to give the sloop its due.

Jim Gray (1932-      )  British Sloop of War  (Watercolor from the historical series of paintings of ships in Mobile Bay)

Jim Gray (1932- ) British Sloop of War (Watercolor from the historical series of paintings of ships in Mobile Bay)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sloop-of-war HMS Beagle was this class of ship.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sloop-of-war HMS Beagle was this class of ship.

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